Thunder Vs. Lakers: Oklahoma City Wins 12th Straight Home Game, 100-85

Oklahoma City closes out the first half of the NBA season with the Lakers, who have won their last two trips to OKC and look to end the Thunder's 11-game home winning streak.

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Thunder Vs. Lakers, Final Score: OKC Wins 100-85

Oklahoma City shined on the offensive end and used its bigs to help shut down Kobe Bryant the Lakers to close out the first half of the NBA season with a 100-85 win, the Thunders' fifth straight victory.

Kevin Durant finished with 33 points, six assists, four rebounds and three steals, while Bryant was held to 7-of-22 shooting but finished with 24 points (10 coming on the free throw line). OKC held the Lakers to just 19 points in the third quarter, strengthening a lead they wouldn't give up. The Thunder are now 27-7, tied for the best record in the NBA with the Miami Heat and winners of 12 straight home games.

For more on the Oklahoma City Thunder, check out Welcome To Boomtown. For news and info on the L.A. Lakers, head over to SilverScreen And Roll. For all the news from around the league, visit SB Nation's NBA page.

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Thunder Vs. Lakers Halftime Score: Oklahoma City Leads Lakers By Three, 46-43

Kevin Durant is doing his usually scoring thing for the Oklahoma City Thunder as he has 20 points in the first half to lead all scorers as the Thunder are leading the Los Angeles Lakers 46-43 at the half. Durant is outplaying Kobe Bryant this evening who has 10 points on only four-of-13 shooting while Durant is shooting a more efficient seven-of-12.

For both teams it is a two-man crew in the scoring department as Russell Westbrook is the only other Thunder player in double figures as he has 10 points and Pau Gasol is leading the Lakers with 13 first half points.

This game has been back and forth the entire way with the largest lead being four points for either team with the only discernible difference being that the Thunder has made two more three-pointers than the Lakers

For more on the Oklahoma City Thunder, check out Welcome to Loud City and for L.A. Lakers news and info, head over to SilverScreen And Roll. For NBA news from across the league, visit SB Nation's NBA page.

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Thunder Vs. Lakers: Game Preview, TV Info And More

Oklahoma City closes out the first half of the NBA season with the Lakers, who have won their last two trips to OKC and look to end the Thunder's 11-game home winning streak.

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